Championship: Kheirallah hat-trick, Widnes score 10 & Barrow derby win

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Mark Kheirallah in action for Featherstone | Photo: John Clifton/SWpix

It has been another entertaining weekend, including a hat-trick from Mark Kheirallah in Featherstone’s 46-26 win over Dewsbury.

Barrow Raiders claimed the bragging rights with a 26-12 win over Cumbrian rivals Workington Town at Craven Park.

Brett Carter, Carl Forster, Ryan Johnston, Luke Cresswell and Dan Toal went over for the Raiders.

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York City Knights comfortably won 20-6 against Bradford Bulls at Odsal.

Chris Clarkson, Will Jubb, Brendan O’Hagan and Danny Kirmond went over for the Knights.

Kheirallah hat-trick

Championship league leaders Featherstone Rovers eased past Dewsbury Rams 46-26 at the Tetley’s Stadium.

France international Mark Kheirallah bagged a hat-trick. Morgan Smith (2), Ryley Jacks, Jack Bussey and Ben Hellewell also went over for the Rovers.

Halifax Panthers comfortably dispatched Sheffield Eagles 38-14 at The Shay.

Ben Tibbs (3), James Woodburn-Hall, Lachlan Walmsley, James Saltonstall and Brandon Moore went over for the Panthers.

Widnes Vikings ran in 10 tries to thrash Whitehaven 56-16 at home.

Wales World Cup hopeful Matty Fozard scored a hat-trick. Sam Wilde, Owen Farnworth, Joe Lyons, Joe Edge, Callum Field, Steve Tyrer and Lloyd Roby also got on the scoresheet for the Vikings.

Leigh Centurions travel to Batley Bulldogs in Monday night Rugby League, live on Premier Sports.

Featherstone currently sit top of the Championship table, three points above second-placed Leigh. The Centurions will go to within a point of Rovers if they win at Batley on Monday.

Leigh and Featherstone will meet in the 1895 Cup final at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 28.

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Championship results:

Barrow Raiders 26-12 Workington Town

Bradford Bulls 6-20 York City Knights

Dewsbury Rams 26-46 Featherstone Rovers

Halifax Panthers 38-14 Sheffield Eagles

Widnes Vikings 56-16 Whitehaven

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Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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